BURBANK, IL [DOM Communications] – The 7th Annual Summer Conference of the St. Macrina Orthodox Institute will the held online Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8. The two-day conference is titled, “Healing of the Nations: Body, Soul, Society” which will include an array of speakers and provide an opportunity to personally speak with Archbishop Paul of Chicago.
7th St. Macrina Summer Conference
St. Macrina Orthodox Institute, Diocese of the Midwest, OCA
ONLINE, through Zoom, because of the pandemic
“Healing of the Nations:” Body, Soul, Society.
Friday August 7th
7-8pm Friday – Introduction, Dr. Rebecca Luft & Fr. Elijah Mueller, Dialogue on the Biblical Images for Identity, Fall, Restoration and Healing of the Communal Body.
Saturday August 8th
9am Saturday – Fr. Paul Abernathy, on Church, Society and Race
10am – Dr. Blase Polite, on Religious Attitudes and Medicine
11am – Diaconal (livestreamed) and Catechetical Practica (Chicago Deanery Protodeacons & Anna Strelka)
1pm – Dr. Cristina Bucur, “Facilitating healing: where counseling meets Orthodox spirituality.”
2pm – Deacon Mark Roosien, “Rediscovering Collective Repentance: Liturgical Response to Crisis Yesterday and Today”
3pm – Diaconal & Catechetical Practica (Chicago Deanery Protodeacons & Anna Strelka)
4pm – Prayer and Close
Meetings with Archbishop Paul
Arranged to discuss vocation, potential petitions for ordination, etc. Contact Fr. Elijah to schedule.
Suggested donation $50, more is welcome.
—send email to Fr. Elijah Mueller, email@example.com, send donation to
OCA Midwest Diocesan Center
5037 W. 83rd St
Burbank, IL 60459
Memo: 7th Annual St. Macrina Conference.
Contact: St. Macrina Institute, Diocese of the Midwest. Fr. Elijah Mueller, Director: 312-714-9775, firstname.lastname@example.org